Well ain't I fancy! I'm happy to announce I will be one of the recipients of the Legends' Awards at San Francisco Cocktail Week on September 21. Scroll down for a big discount code to the awards ceremony.
The Legends Awards
Friday, September 21, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Tickets: $85 in advance (booking a block of 10 will secure a table for groups) & $95 at the door
Location: The Swedish American Hall, San Francisco (2174 Market Street)
The second annual Legends Awards announces the recipients of the 2012 awards, going to the true innovators, influencers, mentors and historians of cocktail culture in the Bay Area. The 2012 award winners are:
- Trailblazer – Allison Evanow, CEO and Founder of Square One Organic Spirits, for her pioneering efforts in the development of high quality, organic spirits and green business practices in the industry.
- Mentor – Erik Adkins, Bar Director at Slanted Door Group, for developing pace-setting beverage programs and the skilled bartenders to execute them across multiple restaurants in the Bay Area over the last decade.
- Lifetime Achievement – Miles Karakasevic, 13th Generation Master Distiller at Charbay (pictured), for creating and building a family business that produces wine and spirits that attract worldwide acclaim and help to set a standard in craft production.
- Renegade – Martin Cate, Owner, Smuggler’s Cove, for being the torch bearer and leader for a new generation of Tiki cocktail culture and rum connoisseurship.
- Scribe – Camper English, Journalist, Alcademics.com, for his steadfast dedication to the craft of investigative journalism in spirits and cocktail culture, and his influence on the new generations of professionals and enthusiasts alike, seeking answers and debate.
I'm in some pretty good company there, right?
Come bask in my glory at the awards ceremony - I'll make it cheaper for you to do so. What they haven't mentioned is that there will be food, TONS of drinks, blackjack tables, and 1960's style entertainment... including a Liberace impersonator!
Use promo code LGNDS for a 20% discount on tickets to the Legends' Awards for Alcademics readers.
I hope to see you there!